Betsy’s intelligents and great sewing skills would later impact the Revolutionary war. Betsy Ross is mostly remembered for her sewing the flag. In late June 1776 brave Betsy was a widow struggling on her own upholstering her business. In Betsy’s business she would make munitions and guard suits. Betsy Ross and the American flag states that “when the revolutionary war started it had an immediate impact on her business.
From the Constitution’s ratification in 1787 through the 1850s, many American historians shared the consensus that the founding fathers had designed the Constitution the way they did because they were trying to protect the citizens and their rights. James Kent was one very prominent historian among this group. In his book, Commentaries on American Law (1826), he stated “THE government of the United States was erected by the free voice and joint will of the people of America, for their common defence [defense] and general welfare...and it is justly deemed the guardian of our best rights, the source of our highest civil and political duties, and the sure means of national greatness.” (Kent) Essentially, James Kent was trying to convey the point
All these new ideas had influenced Toussaint L’ Ouverture, a self taught salve. He used the ideas like freedom of speech and social equality to support his revolt on abolishing slavery (Doc 7). Many parts of the Haitian Constitution were similar to the French Constitution. This show that French Constitution's ideas have great contribution to the Haitian revolution. If the French Constitution wasn’t made, Toussaint probably won’t be successful on persuade the Haitian to
The liberty has changed a lot over time but it still carries the same message and brings the same joy to people. The liberty bell will always remain a big impact on America. Even though the liberty bell is not being rung anymore do to the crack. Over 1 million people still come to visit it each year to celebrate American Independence. It doesn’t cost anything to come and visit it so the money that it gets is from people’s donations.The liberty bell’s history is what makes it so important today.
A goal of the French Revolution was that the third estate became eager to have an actual leader that would pay attention to their needs so they because the National Assembly and agreed on the tennis court oath. They also wanted to create a new government but king Louis XVI wouldn’t sign it off so the National Assembly got mad and they overthrew the bastille. The bastille was a jail where all the prisoners were being kept. The third estate created the Declaration of the rights of man and of the citizen to express these goals. The goal of the American Revolution was to get away from the British government and be free.
(Document 2) In 1789 Napoleon abolished feudalism and outlawed custom houses making high peasant taxes as well as all feudal restrictions no more. This gave peasant more property and ownage of things (Notes 3/2/17). All of these outlaws highlight Napoleon 's embodiment of the french revolution because It shows that he wanted equality and peace between the nobles and peasants just as the “Equality” part of France’s motto states “Liberty, Equality,
The Statue Of Liberty is the first thing to greet the European immigrates as they arrive in America. Ever since October 1886, she has been a Beacon of Freedom. The Statue is known as ‘The Immigrant 's Statue’ or the ‘Mother of Exiles’. Not only has she welcomed them, she has inspired. “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” (Emma Lazarus “The New Colossus”) “The New Colossus” was in inspired by Lady Liberty.
The term “Revolutionary” is an instantaneous change or shift that promotes equal rights, liberty, and freedom. So, while some may argue that the revolution was a turning point for America, The American revolution in this case is not revolutionary since slavery was still present, minority groups did not gain rights, and British ideals and tactics were still being used in the new government. One of the crucial pieces of evidence that this “revolution” could not be considered revolutionary is because of the slavery still taking place even after the war ended. Throughout the revolt against British rule in the 16th century, the American people fought under the banner of truth, justice, and liberty for all people, However, the only people that indeed
Even though the speech itself gives off the message that Americans should remain neutral in the war, Woodrow’s speech also gives the idea that this means the United States has to guide other nations in restoring justice and peace to the world against Germany’s selfish interest and power hungry war acts. No other president before Wilson made this a huge pitch to congress as President Wilson did. Many Americans, at the time, shared these same views because our independence was fairly new as a nation. Wilson uses the line, “for a universal dominion of right by such a concert of free peoples as shall bring peace and safety to all nations and make the world itself at last free.” to congress, in his speech to justify his want and need for war. He states to congress that it is needed so that all like-minded nations dedicated to peace, safety and justice can come together for the world’s
"believed in equality for all" (scholar.libray.miami.edu), especially since "the French held tightly to the maxim that 'there are no slaves in France ' (Chatman 144). This allowed for the message of anti slavery to spread to spread throughout the small colony (scholar.library.miami.edu). As stated earlier, the slaves, Mulattoes and the free Blacks overhead the conversations the "pro-slavery sugar plantation owners" were having amongst one other about their views of "liberty and equality derived from new French revolutionary thoughts" and began to create their ow opinions on the issue (scholar.library.miami.edu), causing the plantation owners to be "challenged by slaves who believed that they too deserved liberty, equality and fraternity"
The evolution and spread of human rights to women and slaves was a positive thing as it made them pertain to all humans now as it should. The ideas came from the declaration and its authors: Thomas Jefferson, John Jay, and Benjamin Franklin who supported these rights. Free press- Free speech and press was outlined in the 1st amendment of the constitution. The founders saw free speech as a means of gaining truth, scientific advancement, and cultural development. Up until 1798 there were no bans against free speech other than defaming another person, which was not protected under the constitution.
The United States has been filled with great cheer and delight since the Platt Amendment has been passed on the country Cuba. The U.S amending the constitution creating the Platt Amendment, further maintained our power on Cuban independence. Senator Orville Platt from Connecticut made this amendment to intervene with a inadequate Cuban government. That 's why I stand for America to stay in Cuba and agree with the Platt Amendment . The Platt Amendment states that the government of Cuba could never enter a treaty jeopardizing their independence, which maintains our power over their military-government actions.
The First Amendment states, “Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech.” Freedom of Speech helps those who need help and can ask the public without worry of getting in trouble. This amendment was included in the Constitution because now people e the right to advertise their work to others and have protests to things that they believe is right for the country. The amendments were important to the framers of the Constitution. The Freedom of Speech was important to the framers because of, “its diffusion of liberal sentiments on the administration of Governments.” September 25, 1789, the first amendment was passed by Congress. On October 31, 1788, James Madison, the Father of the Constitution, wrote the first amendment and said,” a good ground for an appeal to the sense of community.” The First Amendment was added to the Constitution with the rest of the Bill of Rights on December 15, 1791.
To start, freedom of religion was important to the framers and the citizens because they had dealt with religious persecution before America separated from Britain. They wanted the ability to practice their religion of choice freely, without the fear of being punished. Also, many wished for religion to be separate from the government, an idea presented by Thomas Jefferson. This would mean that the government would never be able to define one religion for the country, which had previously happened when Britain ruled the colonies. To add, freedom of speech was very important to George Washington and he greatly influenced it being included.
The First Amendment was accomplished on the year of 1791 and it’s the one of the important Amendments in the Bill of Rights. It talks about the protection for all people rights, such as the freedom of speech, religion, press and assembly which made our country to be different, unique and to protect our rights as American citizens. The First Amendment also allows the people to protest and to speak their opinion. Understanding the rights that been given by the Congress is the importance by the United States citizens. Each citizen must respect their rights.